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    Question Debian ethc, what is that?


    I used a custom installer, based on the 2.6.19 kernel :
    http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/

    Then I upgraded to Etch.

    You may be able to use the official Etch installer, but a daily build (as Etch RC1 won't work) :
    http://www.us.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/


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    And do you use PATA or SATA CD-ROM Drive?

    It is a PATA one, but I don't think it matter that much. The motherboard is what matters.
    I have downloade the custom installer with 2.6.19 kernel.

    but i dont know what etch installer i can download cause he says that RC1 wount work. where do i find debian etch without RC1?

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    Sorry for not being clear. I was referring to 2 different options. Either you use the custom sarge installer, or you can use a Etch installer (from the daily build), like this one

    But if you are looking for something easier, I'm sure you can install openSuse 10.2 on that machine.
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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